• Receive an MBA and an International Certificate in Leadership
  • Get ready to be an agent of change and to lead companies in a globalized economy

#17 in the world, Financial Times Online MBA 2017


The Virtual International Managerial MBA, a leader in the region in online master’s degrees, is designed to provide vocational training with a global vision. This program is ideal for you if you can not follow a classroom program schedule incompatibility , labor issues or live in countries that are not Peru and / or Colombia.

CENTRUM Católica reserves the right to make changes in the curricula, or sequence of courses, according to its policy of continuous improvement. Failure to comply with the required quorum Catholic CENTRUM postpone the beginning of the courses.

SCHEDULES

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INVESTMENT

INTENSIVE 27 classroom months
Twice a week from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m
20 Nov 2017
S/.68100    

INTERNATIONAL TRIP

Two weeks in Barcelona, Spain . You get four courses in university residence EADA, in Collbató.

POSITION IN RANKINGS

#1 in Latin America, Financial Times Online MBA 2017

#17 in the World, Financial Times Online MBA 2017

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AIMED AT

  • Professionals with little time to adjust to a classroom program.
  • Executives in other countries that want access to a program of CENTRUM Católica.

OBJECTIVES

  • To develop in students a strategic and global vision of business.
  • To enhance knowledge of the student with a theoretical and practical methodology focused on strategy.
  • To develop a leadership style.

PROFESSORS AND METHOD

Our methodology is based on synchronous sessions with professors and other students, and asynchronous sessions to analyze case studies, discussion forums, etc. Can work with flexible hours and locations, with the same quality as courses. It includes classroom activities mandatory in Lima, on the campus of Catholic CENTRUM and Barcelona, on the campus of EADA, two weeks each.

CONTACT US

Ask for all the information you need, we care about ensuring that you achieve academic and professional success.

Daniel Purizaca
Phone: (511) 626-7145 / 999-628-114
E-mail: purizaca.dl@pucp.pe

Mariella Salazar
Phone: (511) 626-7129 / 993-296-983
E-mail: msalazarc@pucp.pe

Luz Marina García Solís
Phone: (511) 626 7112 / 996-575-031
E-mail: lmgarcias@pucp.pe

These are the advantages of taking the Virtual International Managerial MBA:

  • You will receive an MBA and an international master simultaneously:
    • Master in Strategic Business Administration, granted by the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
    • Specialized International Master in Leadership, from EADA.
  • You will have the option to obtain a double degree from one of our partner business schools.
    • Maastricht School of Management (the Netherlands).
    • Tulane University (United States).
    • Université Laval (Canada).
    • EADA (Spain).
  • You will receive a strong academic and practical training that will improve your knowledge of strategic management.
  • You will have the backing of a top school in Latin America and the only one in Peru with the academic Triple Crown.
  • You will make a face immersion in Lima, in modules of 15 days on the campus of CENTRUM Católica.
  • You will be guided by professors of a high academic level, proven business experience and magnificent personal qualities.
  • You will expand your network of contacts by belonging to a community that brings together leading professionals and executives.
  • You will have the chance to be invited to Beta Gamma Sigma, the honorary society of the world’s most important students, graduates and teachers.
  • You’ll have access to job offers and fairs with CENTRUM Job Placement.
  • You will receive advice on employability by LHH-DBM Peru.

The Virtual International Managerial MBA curriculum includes the areas of Strategy and Leadership, Finance, Marketing and Operations in six academic cycles. To pass the program, you must successfully complete these courses, in addition to defending and passing a master’s thesis.

CENTRUM Católica may make changes in the curricula, or sequence of courses or teachers, according to its policy of continuous improvement. Failure to comply with the required quorum Catholic CENTRUM reserves the right to postpone the start of courses and programs.




  • TERM I

    • Strategic Design of Organizations(18 hours)

      Strategy and Leadership Area In order to win in the changing global world of today, organizations and their managers face the challenge of having to adapt and constantly change themselves to their environment. Therefore, management must develop capabilities that allow them to compete and cooperate successfully on the basis of developing flexible and dynamic strategies and organizational structures. This course reviews the main foundations of contemporary administration that will enable students to develop these capabilities for strategic design of highly competitive organizations.

    • Business Economics – MBA(24 hours)

      Finance Area Domestic companies operate in an economy that is increasingly globalized and competitive, exhibiting various forms of association among them. This situation requires its managers to understand the complexity of that environment.

      The course aims, on the one hand, to reinforce the basic concepts and tools of economic theory for understanding the inner workings of a company. On the other hand, it seeks to introduce students to the prevailing market structures today and so, understand how each affects the "strategic" behavior of companies.

    • Financial Accounting(24 hours)

      Finance Area The course aims to introduce students to the concepts and principles of financial accounting as fundamental elements of management control and decision making. The learning approach is done from the point of view of the user and in terms of his use for management control, that is, the course is aimed toward "how to use" accounting for management purposes, rather than "how to do it." In this part, financial statements (Income and Loss Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Changes in Equity, Cash Flow Statement) as basic tools of control are studied, and the principles related to the financial transactions of monetary assets, inventories, fixed assets, debts, income and business assets are analyzed.

    • Statistics for Management(24 hours)

      Strategy Area The course provides the fundamentals of probability and statistical analysis as tools for risk management, uncertainty and process control. The organization of data (tables and graphs), measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability theory, discrete and continuous variables, probability distributions, regression and correlation analysis, and sampling and estimation are developed.

    • Effective Communications(18 hours)

      Strategy Area The course aims to strengthen the student’s expressing-communication skills to be able to speak well in public and face different audiences. The student learns to plan his presentations, identify purposes, analyze the characteristics of his audience, organize the agenda of his presentations, prepare and use visual aids, prepare for questions and practice the presentation. You will learn to make instructional design, identify the most appropriate methodologies for the subject and the audience, to make your most effective and attractive presentation possible.

  • TERM II

    • Organizational Behavior(24 hours)

      Strategy Area The course presents in depth the fundamentals of the performance of the behavior of the individual, the group and the organization. The role of the individual is discussed as the basic cell of an organization, analyzing it from different perspectives: skills, perception, personality, learning, reinforcement of behaviors and motivation.

      Also analyzed are the constitution of the groups, their nature and decision making processes at the organizational level, in the framework of concepts such as power, politics, conflict, teams and leadership; the influence on the behavior of culture, climate and internal communications, and change and ways to manage it.

      The course reinforces knowledge of psychological and psychophysiological bases, as well as social interaction from which to understand individual behavior, learning desired behaviors, sustaining motivation, group behavior, the management organizational change and learning and responsible action in teams, in order to contribute decisively to the results of the organization and the sustainability of its competitive advantage.

    • Managerial Accounting(24 hours)

      Finance Area The course examines the accounting and financial tools for making decisions and exercising managerial control in an organization. The course is designed for students to acquire the basic concepts of the system of budgeting and control, to become familiar with its contents and be able to carry out the analysis and interpretation of information for control and decision making. The relationships of cost-volume-profit, standard costs, relevant costs, financial planning and budgeting tools, traditional costing systems by orders and processes and modern systems such as activity-based accounting are developed from a management standpoint.

    • Macroeconomics and Economic Policy(24 hours)

      Finance Area The course develops tools of assessment and macroeconomic analysis in order that students are able to understand how macroeconomic policies affect the economic environment and business decisions. The course has an international perspective in order to understand how different economic systems affect macroeconomic development, market structure and business strategies. Fundamental concepts of economics, theories of economic management and current economic topics are treated.

    • Marketing Management(30 hours)

      Marketing Area The course provides an introduction to marketing by addressing the vintage subjects and strategic marketing (being ready to act: consumer behavior, positioning, segmentation, expected positioning, etc.) and operational marketing (managing marketing tools: branding, pricing strategies and tactics, choice and management of channels, integrated communication, etc.).

    • Tools for Managerial Decision Making(24 hours)

      Operations Area The course provides optimization tools that permit students to effectively use the large amount of information currently available. It emphasizes the formulation of some elementary statistics and optimization modules, and provides quantitative techniques used to improve the system of decision making.

  • TERM III

    • Ethics and Business Social Responsibility(24 hours)

      Strategy Area The goal is to provide the philosophical and psychological guidelines on values and ethics in the behavior of individuals and business decisions, so that students are able to achieve an initial reflection and an increase in individual and collective awareness to consider them a central element in decision-making. In the current context, the values relating to the responsibility assumed by organizations from society in general and the related public need to be deepened so that the student takes these guidelines as ethical imperatives that, if focused intelligently, lead to increase the benefit to the organization and to the society.

    • Financial Accounting(18 hours)

      Finance Area The course aims to introduce students to the concepts and principles of financial accounting as fundamental elements of management control and decision making. The learning approach is done from the point of view of the user and in terms of his use for management control, that is, the course is aimed toward "how to use" accounting for management purposes, rather than "how to do it." In this part, financial statements (Income and Loss Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Changes in Equity, Cash Flow Statement) as basic tools of control are studied, and the principles related to the financial transactions of monetary assets, inventories, fixed assets, debts, income and business assets are analyzed.

    • Market Research(18 hours)

      Marketing Area Without proper research, the marketing manager cannot develop his products or markets, and its growth will be limited. The course focuses on the student’s knowing the techniques of qualitative and quantitative research and developing skills to define a market research problem, choosing the most appropriate method, directing or monitoring research and, most importantly, interpreting the results.

    • Operations Management(30 hours)

      Operations Area The course provides the students with a strong vision of the role of the management of operations within organizations, so that they understand how companies can gain competitive advantage in today's markets through increased productivity, lower costs, higher quality and shorter response time. It emphasizes the factors that should be considered in the main decision areas of quality, logistics, processes, management of the workforce and the environment.

    • Research Methodology(24 hours)

      Leadership Area The course develops in students the ability to conduct research using the scientific method in subjects related to the business environment. Students must demonstrate increased knowledge in their field of research, developing skills in the review of literature, research design and the analysis of results.

    • Thesis Seminar(6 hours)

      Research Area The course provides the necessary information on aspects of form and procedure for the development and presentation of the thesis plan, and provides guidance on the development of the thesis within the standards considered by CENTRUM Católica.

  • TERM IV

    • Financial Resources Management(30 hours)

      Finance Area The course provides students with a broad understanding of how organizations mobilize financial resources from the external market, and of the optimal use and control of these resources within the organization. The course develops in detail the decisions of long-term investment, the management of working capital and long-term financing policy, including capital structure and decisions on dividends. Throughout the course, financial analysis for decision making is emphasized.

    • Supply Chain Management(18 hours)

      Operations Area The course permits the student to understand the concept of integrated management of the supply chain, and the strategic importance in costs and customer service. It provides a vision from one point to point of the chain, that is from the important suppliers to customers, and it provides skills for the strategic alignment of the supply chain, that is, the development of operational capabilities of the company to meet the value proposition at the corporate level.

    • Leadership and Management Attributes(30 hours)

      Leadership Area The course intends that students develop skills and abilities that will facilitate the exercise of effective leadership. Topics covered include the development of critical thinking, evaluating various situations that arise in companies; the use of strategic thinking in making management decisions; the use of creativity in solving organizational problems; the importance of emotional intelligence in business leaders; proper management of change in organizations, and the development of a social perspective to adequately manage interpersonal relationships within organizations. The different approaches and theories of leadership will also be reviewed, so that the student is better prepared to play the role that is incumbent upon them as leaders in a process aimed at management excellence, progressing in the development of the skills needed for effective leadership.

  • TERM V

    • Strategic Management(30 hours)

      Strategy Area Strategy and Leadership Area The course develops methods and tools that enable the student to obtain skills in the identification, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive business plans, integrating the fundamental processes of the organization with the focus on planning and strategic direction. It must be said that Peruvian companies may enjoy the benefits of the new economy only if they achieve a profound transformation in the structure of their planning, decision-making and operational management. The classic tools of contemporary administration have proved to be insufficient in the current competitive environment and, today, it is proven that to achieve a competitive leadership position, organizations must be structured according to their markets and customers and have effective tools in order to structure their objectives and deploy them throughout the organization.

    • Financial Engineering and Capital Markets(24 hours)

      Finance Area Finance Area The course analyzes the main operations and instruments of this market under considerations of coverage and speculation. Students will know the instruments, the major characteristics and determinants of value of the financial products most commonly used in four major markets: foreign exchange (Forex) market for financial derivatives, capital markets in its variable (shares) and fixed (bonds) versions and the money market.

    • Information Technology and E-Business(18 hours)

      Operations Area Operations Area The business world is seething as electronic commerce is aimed at redefining the foundations of the ways of doing business and providing customer service, and to develop, produce, market and distribute goods and services. The potential and risks associated with venturing into this emerging trend are enormous. Managers require a broad understanding of concepts, technologies, tools, techniques and strategies associated with e-commerce to be able to exploit its strategic potential, and so the goal of this course lies in providing this level of understanding. The course provides a wide range of concepts, technologies, tools, techniques and strategies associated with e-commerce in order to be able to exploit the strategic potential.

    • Coaching and Teamwork(18 hours)

      Leadership Area Strategy and Leadership Area The course aims to develop in students the ability to train people to interact effectively with different persons in their daily actions and thereby achieve harmonious relations, from the knowledge of the SER. In addition, students will have knowledge of the elements related to the management of high performance teams and of personal and team skills to achieve greater effectiveness, efficiency and quality results.

  • TERM VI

    • International Finance(24 hours)

      Finance Area The course aims to help students understand how multinational corporations and foreign investors interact and make economic and business decisions in the markets under the current dynamics of the global economy and international financial markets. This means understanding how they work, to better manage the financial administration of the assets and liabilities of those companies and investors.

    • International Marketing(18 hours)

      Marketing Area Managers are increasingly involved in some global marketing activities, are working for multinational or local companies. This course is an introduction to the concepts of international marketing, allowing the student to understand global environments, to analyze marketing opportunities and to plan, implement and control marketing strategies.

    • Master Lectures(3 hours)

      Leadership Area Set of master lectures that will provide, in a practical and experiential way, business experiences in subjects that include, among others, the importance of leadership in business, managing business change, change of organizational culture, operational management and strategic management (present vs. future), the definition and prioritization of strategic objectives in an organization, successful project management, the importance of corporate governance, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, innovation in enterprises, mergers / takeovers, strategic alliances, international business, new business entrepreneurship, business risk management; in a way to generate debate and participation of students and apply concepts learned throughout the master's program.

    • Negotiation and Conflict Management(18 hours)

      Leadership Area The course aims to provide students with the conceptual basis of the techniques of negotiation and conflict management, and to develop skills for application to the organizational level. Students will understand the theory and practice necessary for the effective management of negotiations within organizations through the development of basic negotiation techniques, mainly using role playing, simulation and the case technique.

    • Start-up of Innovative Businesses(24 hours)

      Strategy and Leadership Area The course presents a practical methodology for the identification and evaluation of real business opportunities, differentiating them from ideas with little or no development potential. On the basis of the techniques and knowledge acquired in the course, students will develop a complete Business Plan that will serve as the basis and starting point for possible future business ventures. Also, cases of successful local businesses will be presented that will serve as a practical examples of the topics studied.
      The course also aims to analyze basic concepts and theories on the process of innovation as well as models that enable the generation of new ideas or concepts, transforming ideas or concepts into products, processes or services, and the development of strategies to ensure the diffusion of innovation. Because innovation is essential for growth and is a source of competitiveness, companies and organizations must give due attention to the management of innovation.

  • THESIS

    • Thesis(24 hours)

      Thesis Area To graduate from the program, it is required to develop, defend in a public act and approve the thesis project. The development of the master's thesis has the following objectives: (a) provide students with the opportunity to engage in a research project and independent thinking; (b) explore an area of knowledge in depth; (c) apply knowledge gained from the various disciplines studied during the master's program; (d) apply models, concepts, ideas, and management methods to the fields of interest of the candidates themselves; (e) put analytical and critical thinking into practice; (f) show students different research approaches, methods of analysis, information management, and ethical methodological practices; (g) learn to draw conclusions and meaningful recommendations on the subject under analysis; (h) strengthen the capacity of students to communicate ideas and information in a rigorous and consistent manner; and (i) involve students in the type of writing and use of language that is required for academic and professional publications.

About EADA – Spain

The Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración (EADA Business School) is one of the most prestigious graduate schools in Spain. Founded in 1957 in Barcelona, it has trained more than 120,000 students from over 50 countries, which demonstrates its level of innovation and prestige. In 2014, EADA was considered by the Financial Times as the number 4 business school in Spain and number 24 in Europe.

About the international trip

You will take a two-week trip to Barcelona, to take intensive classes for eight days in the EADA Leadership Development Center located in Collbató. These classes permit you to receive the International Specialized Master in Leadership. Academic rigor is complemented by two business visits and a joint meeting with students of EADA and CENTRUM.

Specialized International Master in Leadership

It is a program that meets the highest international standards of quality in management education. It consists of four classroom modules in EADA: Leadership of high performance teams, Leadership of People, Leadership in international negotiations and Communications that Impact to lead development. This program is taught by credentialed and expert teachers.

Conditions of the international trip

  • The cost of the program includes classes, business visits, lodging, food and transportation during eight days of classes in Barcelona (not including weekends).
  • It does not include the cost of airfare or lodging during the weekend stay in Barcelona.
  • It does not include the visa arrangements, issuance or renewal of a passport or health insurance.

Ask all the information you need; we take care to ensure you attain academic and professional success.

Daniel Purizaca
Telephone: (511) 626-7145 / 999-628-114
E-mail: purizaca.dl@pucp.pe

Mariella Salazar
Telephone: (511) 626-7129 / 993-296-983
E-mail: msalazarc@pucp.pe

Luz Marina García Solís
Telephone: (511) 626 7112 / 996-575-031
E-mail: lmgarcias@pucp.pe

The process of admission to the Virtual International Managerial MBA is open throughout the year. Your application is processed in about two weeks, provided that you deliver the documents requested by the Office of Admissions. The process is completed with an interview for which we will contact you.

Requirements

  • Have duly accredited bachelor degree
  • Three or more years of experience in executive or managerial positions.
  • Be at least 25 years old at the start of the admission process.
  • Be approved in the aptitude test (GMAT or equivalent).
  • Have a favorable outcome in the personal interview.

Documents required to be called for an entrance exam

  • Fill out the Registration Form at the following link: Registration for Admission.
  • Photocopy of Bachelor degree.
  • Simple copy of the National Identity Document – DNI (both sides), or Foreigner’s Card or Passport, in the case of foreign applicants.
  • Undocumented Curriculum Vitae and scanned photo (passport size not less than 300 dpi resolution, with coat and tie, white background). Download.
  • Proof of the registration the bachelor’s degree in the National Superintendency of Higher Education University (SUNEDU) for applicants who studied in Peru. If the university has not registered the academic degree or college diploma in SUNEDU, the applicant must submit a copy of the diploma or academic degree authenticated by the university that issued it (*). If the applicant has studied abroad, he must submit a notarized copy of his degree.
    (*) It is indispensable that during their studies, and before their completion, they submit the record of the registration of their bachelor’s degree in SUNEDU, in order to be able to register their future master’s degree to the SUNEDU.

Once the Admissions Office will accept your application, make payment of admission fee:

  • Login to Link Payment Soles.

Documents required to be called for a personal interview (to be delivered physically the day of the interview)

  • Certificate or certificates of employment supporting three years of work experience (not considering pre-professional internships).
  • Essay on the motivations that lead you to apply for the program.
  • Four (4) Passport-sized photographs, in color, with white background and formal attire.
  • Honor Commitment. Download
  • Financial Commitment. Download

“Plagiarism is unacceptable behavior contrary to the spirit of knowledge generated by the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, CENTRUM Católica condemns plagiarism in all activities”. Candidate for admission is expected to have a essay that respects the intellectual property, for it must put quotation marks and make reference when using an idea or text of another person, otherwise it is causal for the non admission to the program” We recommend reading the following document: “Why and how should we combat plagiarism?”.

Conditions

  • The program cost does not include extraordinary academic rights.
  • Prices and conditions of the program are subject to change.
  • In the international trip, costs are partially covered (see tab on International Trips).
  • It is mandatory to prove a mastery or intermediate level of English to graduate.

Reception of documents

Send your documents or request further information:

Daniel Purizaca
Telephone: (511) 626-7145 / 999-628-114
E-mail: purizaca.dl@pucp.pe

Mariella Salazar
Telephone: (511) 626-7129 / 993-296-983
E-mail: msalazarc@pucp.pe

Luz Marina García Solís
Telephone: (511) 626 7112 / 996-575-031
E-mail: lmgarcias@pucp.pe

Achieving studies CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School is a very important personal decision that involves evaluating, known and accepted, among others, academic, economic, administrative and disciplinary conditions to be met throughout their period of studies, the degree of commitment and dedication necessary to successfully complete this great professional project. That is why, it is necessary to know the content of the following standards as well as take into account its importance, before starting the admission process. With the start of the admissions process, you acknowledge and accept this standard, and that from that moment can not be alleged ignorance of it.

DIRECTOR OF THE PROGRAM

Carlos Bazán

Master in Strategic Business Administration from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. Licentiate and Bachelor of Marine Sciences from the Naval School of Peru. Specialization courses in Mechanical-Electrical and Electronic Control Systems at the Naval School of Peru and at the Attila Monteiro Ache School in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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